Collin M. Scheuermann

Associate

Overview

Collin M. Scheuermann is an associate and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Scheuermann regularly represents public and private companies on general corporate and business law matters. He is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice.

Mr. Scheuermann’s work has focused on mergers and acquisitions transactions, corporate reorganizations, debt offerings, SEC disclosure requirements, shareholder proposals, proxy advisory services, activism preparedness planning and general corporate governance matters. He also has experience in renewable energy transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Pentair plc (NYSE: PNR) in the sale of its valves and controls business to Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) for $3.15 billion
  • Represented Paper Machinery Corporation and its shareholders in connection with the transition of 100% ownership of the company to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Represented Chr. Hansen AS in its acquisition of Guardian Food Technologies, LLC and Nutrition Physiology Holdings, LLC for $185 million
  • Represented Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) in privately negotiated exchange agreements under which it exchanged $377 million aggregate principal amount of nonconvertible notes for the same aggregate principal amount of new mandatory convertible notes and $687.9 million aggregate principal amount of convertible notes for the same aggregate principal amount of new mandatory convertible notes

Pro Bono Work

Mr. Scheuermann has counseled pro bono clients on non-profit formation and registration requirements in Wisconsin. He has also been a supervising attorney for the Law and Entrepreneurship Practicum at the Georgetown University Law Center, which provides pro bono legal services for student entrepreneurs focused on community empowerment and social change. In 2016, Mr. Scheuermann was a member of the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society, which is annually awarded to lawyers who provide at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services to benefit low-income Wisconsin residents.

Education

Mr. Scheuermann earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 2015), where he was a contributing editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.A., 2012).

As a law student, Mr. Scheuermann gained experience as a summer associate at Foley. Mr. Scheuermann was a student attorney for the Michigan Clinical Law Program, where he assisted local residents with landlord-tenant and probate issues. Additionally, he served as a judicial intern to The Honorable Ann Walsh Bradley for the Wisconsin Supreme Court and a law clerk for the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

Admissions

Mr. Scheuermann is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Representative Matters

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Foley represented Chr. Hansen AS in its 2016 acquisition of Guardian Food Technologies, LLC and Nutrition Physiology Holdings, LLC for $185 million.

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